With the rise of smartphones, our dependence on laptops may have come down but laptops are still the kings when it comes to powerful graphics and high-performance tasks. The laptop space has also evolved over the years. Now, they look a lot leaner despite packing muscular hardware and can even compare with analogous desktops when it comes to gaming.
If you are willing to spend up to 1,00,000 INR, there are numerous available options that you can choose between. To help you with that, we have come up with a list of top laptops under 100000 INR which can offer the best gaming and performance experience.
Best Gaming Laptops Under Rs 1,00,000 In India
1. Asus TUF Gaming A17
The Asus TUF Gaming A17 is a beast when it comes to gaming. It is one of the most powerful laptops available in its class. It is powered by Ryzen 7 4800H processor which should easily lift most AAA titles and other everyday tasks with ease. The gaming graphics will be handled by 6GB GDDR6 Nvidia GTX 1660Ti GPU, which is next in line to the RTX lineup.
Internally, you also get 16GB (up to 32GB) DDR4 RAM and 256GB SSD+ 1TB HDD storage. So, there’s ample space for your games, and option for memory expansion, if felt the need. Thanks to efficient power consumption, the Asus laptop should prove tough on endurance too. The 17.3″ FHD, 120Hz display also does an alright job.
Alternatively, there’s the Asus TUF Gaming 15, if you want a smaller screen.
2. Dell G5 15 SE
This Dell laptop is identical to the one mentioned above on the processor front. It is running on Ryzen 7 4800H processor. But, relies on AMD’s own 6GB GDDR6 Radeon RX 5600M chip for graphics. Performance-wise it stands neck to neck with the Nvidia counterpart. Where it outsmarts the Asus TUF is on display quality. It has got a 15.6″ FHD, 120Hz screen with 108% of the sRGB color gamut, and 301 nits brightness. If you want a rather accurate color reproduction, then this is the one to go for.
Dell G5 15 SE packs 16GB DDR4 RAM that you can expand up to 32GB. This is coupled with a 512GB solid-state drive. Here too, you can expect a long life from the 51Whr battery.
3. Lenovo Legion 5i
Lenovo Legion series is known for its gaming performance and the 5i is no exception. The laptop packs some top of the line hardware under its hood and truly delivers a desktop-grade experience. It comes with a 10th-gen Intel i7 (10875H) processor backed with 4GB GDDR6 Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti graphics card ensures it is a darling for gamers.
Lenovo has gone with a subdued aesthetics which is usually rare for gaming laptops. Upfront, it sports a15.6″ FHD, 120Hz display could score only 57% of the sRGB range. So, not ideal for color-sensitive tasks. The keyboard is island-size with white backlighting. The Legion 5i is available in 8GB DDR4 RAM and 256GB SSD+ 1TB HDD storage configuration. There’s no expandable memory option, which is something to keep in mind.
4. Asus ROG Strix G15
A much more fancy offering from the Asus engineering team. It has got the ROG insignia, RGB flair, and flamboyance. The fairly clicky keyboard comes with one-zone RGB lighting. If you pine for higher frames, then the 144Hz refresh rate of this 15.6″ FHD panel should serve you well. It is not very good in the colors (64% sRGB) and legibility (251 nits). One other thing you need to note is the absent Webcam on this machine.
But if you can live with that, the specs in its stomach won’t disappoint you. There is 10th gen i7-10750H roomed with 4GB GDDR6 Nvidia GTX 1650Ti GPU card. Asus has also wedged in 8GB (up to 32GB) DDR4 RAM and 1TB SSD storage. The 48Whr battery should manage the average mark and nothing beyond that.
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5. Dell G3 15 3500
Dell’s Alienware lineup is what specifically cater to hardcore gamers but they generally start on the wrong side of the Rs 1 lakh price barrier. Nonetheless, from time to time Dell also introduces gaming laptops slightly lower in the budget. One such Dell gaming laptop is G3 15 3500.
If you are looking for a Dell laptop with an Intel processor and Nvidia graphics, this one’s worth checking out. It ships with a 10th generation i7-10750H CPU and 4GB GDDR5 Nvidia GTX 1650Ti GPU. There is also 16GB DDR4 RAM and 512GB SSD storage. Keep in mind, there is no expandable option.
The 15.6″ screen outs 1080p resolution, 250 nits of brightness, and 120 frames per second. The ten-key keyboard emits blue backlight. The 51Whr battery offers a decent runtime.
6. Acer Nitro 5
Apart from the Predator series, Acer is also pushing its Nitro series specifically Acer Nitro 5 as gaming laptops keeping markets like India in mind. The Acer Nitro 5 offers Nvidia 10-series graphics at a comparatively affordable price.
The Nitro 5 is powered by a Ryzen 7 4800H processor which is aided by 4GB GDDR6 Nvidia GTX 1650 graphic for flawless performance and excellent gaming experience. The laptop comes with 8GB (up to 32GB) DDR4 RAM and 256GB SSD+ 1TB HDD storage. The only reason it’s listed so low is because of the 60Hz refresh rate screen. But, besides that, it is expressive in light of the 275 nits brightness and striking contrast ratio.
7. MSI Alpha 15
Popular motherboard manufacturer MSI is also making its presence in the Gaming segment with the Alpha 15. It comes with a 15.6-inch full HD display that flaunts a 120Hz refresh rate, 107% coverage on the sRGB delta, and 310 nits in the brightness scale.
It comes powered by the Ryzen 7 3750H processor, which is relatively weaker than other Ryzens and Intels on this list. Although lower in the order, it can get by most things you’d throw at it. The gaming machine is equipped with 4GB GDDR6 Radeon RX 5500M, 16GB DDR4 RAM, and 256GB SSD+ 1TB HDD storage.
Alternatively, if you want an MSI gaming laptop under 1 lac with a 144Hz refresh rate, check out MSI GF65 Thin.
8. Asus ROG Zephyrus G14
Asus recently announced its ROG Zephyrus G14 and we had reviewed its top-end variant. This one’s a watered-down variant and the difference is apparent in its internal specs. Asus is using the Ryzen 5 4600HS processor assisted by 4GB GDDR6 Nvidia GTX 1660Ti graphics. It also features 8GB (up to 24GB) DDR4 RAM and 512GB SSD storage. The 76Whr battery inside averages 4 hours worth of juice.
The 14″ screen can be a bone of contention for some. But, its quality would very likely win you over. It boasts 100% sRGB, Pantone Validated color calibration and 120Hz refresh rate.
9. HP Pavilion Gaming 15
The Pavilion Gaming 15 is a solid gaming machine from HP. The renowned laptop maker has employed a 9th gen i7-9750H processor. Intel’s 11th gen laptops are already on their way. So, this one feels a little dated. But, it packs enough punch to drive high-end games and demanding tasks. You get 4GB GDDR5 Nvidia GTX 1650 graphics and 52.5 Whr juice bank under the hood.
HP is offering 8GB DDR4 RAM and 256GB SSD+ 1TB HDD storage. Coming to display, there’s a 15.6-inch FHD display with a 144Hz refresh rate. It covers 62-percent of the sRGB color spectrum.
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10. HP Omen 15 AX250TX
The HP Omen 15 another gaming laptop that is feature-packed and offers excellent hardware for the price. Unlike previous generation HP gaming laptops, this one aesthetically looks great and delivers equally good performance.
The Omen 15 comes with a 15.6-inch FHD display, that’s limited by 60Hz refresh rate. HP has stowed in a Ryzen 5-4600H processor, 4GB GDDR6 Nvidia GTX 1650Ti graphics, 8GB (up to 16GB) DDR4, 512GB SSD, and 52.5 Whr battery.